Police seek witnesses and dash cam footage of Parkes Way driving incident

Witnesses sought

ACT Policing is seeking information from witnesses and dash-cam footage in relation to two vehicles driving at high speed on Parkes Way yesterday (Thursday, 14 May 2020).

About 3pm, the two vehicles, a grey VW R36 wagon and a black VW Golf, were observed driving towards the city at speeds in excess of 150km/h on Parkes Way between the Glenloch Interchange and the Edinburgh Avenue exit.

Police stopped both vehicles near the Commonwealth Avenue overpass, and one of the drivers returned a positive reading to a prohibited drug. He was taken to City Police Station for further testing.

Due to the time and location, police believe several people saw the incident, and urge witnesses or anyone with dash-cam footage of the vehicles to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6533973. Information can be provided anonymously.

Media enquiries

Police Media — (02) 5126 9070, act-police-media@afp.gov.au